Choosing a Wedding Venue

At HORIZONS, we love to talk about all things WEDDING! We know choosing your wedding venue can be stressful and overwhelming, with so many options and factors to consider … outdoor and barn settings, destination venues, and various event centers and other indoor venues … but whatever you choose, HORIZONS can help create the setting of your dreams, with the … Read More

All Things Bridal Beauty with Glam Squad MI

When you walk down the aisle on your wedding day, you (of course) want to look and feel beautiful. Part of this comes with finding the perfect dress (for tips, check out A Part of the Magic: Talking to a Bridal Boutique Owner). But now, we’ve enlisted some beauty experts to help bring you a guide to bridal hair, makeup, … Read More

Beyond the Wedding: Bridal Advice from OMONI Boutique Owner

  When you really dive into the wedding planning process, you realize there are so many details beyond just the wedding day itself! We came up with three areas that can get lost somewhere between caterers and centerpieces and reached out to Jessica Hill, the owner of OMONI Boutique located in Bay City and Saginaw for some advice. So, look … Read More

Advice From a DJ

  Are you wondering how to make sure your guests have a blast at your reception? One of the first places to start is with the entertainment–DJ, live music, or maybe even both. Rusch Entertainment is one of the most reputable DJ companies in Michigan and we are so excited for the chance to get some advice from them! Dean … Read More

Greenery & Garlands & Bouquets, Oh My: Advice from our In-House Florist

April 2019 Florals and decorations can be a daunting part of the planning process—trying to be creative, keeping up with trends, and staying within budget. At HORIZONS, we are so fortunate to have Petra Yanna as our Creative Director and Florist (pictured in the cover photo by Brian and Stacey Photography and Cinema) to work alongside our brides. After sitting … Read More

A Part of the Magic: Talking to a Bridal Boutique Owner

How many of you have dreamed of your wedding dress since you were young? For many brides, one of the most exciting parts of the wedding process is going with your close friends and family to try on gowns and putting on that perfect dress. But it is also magical for the ones helping you out. We had the wonderful … Read More

Cake Chats: Advice from a Bakery Manager

We reached out to AnaCapri Skrocki, (now former) manager of Saginaw’s Patisserie, a premier bakery in the Great Lakes Bay Region, for some insight into the world of wedding cakes! At the time of this interview, AnaCapri was the customer service manager and wedding coordinator at Patisserie. She shared some valuable information not only about cakes, but about the whole … Read More

What Every Mother of the Groom Needs to Know

When you think weddings, you probably think first of the bride. And while it’s true that much of the planning does fall to the bride and her family, the groom’s family still has an important role in the process, which often isn’t given much attention. We reached out to a current mother of the groom who actually has two sons … Read More

Advice from a Wedding Photographer: Part 2

Who knows more about weddings than the people who journey through the couple’s entire day with them? After attending hundreds of weddings, these five photographers have seen what works well and what does not. In Advice from a Wedding Photographer: Part 1, we reached out to local photographers who have shot at HORIZONS for advice on selecting the right person … Read More

Advice from a Wedding Photographer: Part 1

Engaged and beginning your search for a photographer? You’ve come to the right place! We asked five seasoned photographers who have covered weddings at HORIZONS to share their unique perspectives. 1. Choose your style  All of the photographers agreed that this is the first step. “Some couples love really dramatically lit, editorial photos. Some are drawn to naturally lit photos. … Read More